[♪ music ] >> hedge, and welcome to the news hour. i'm stephen cole in doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes the killing in iraq goes on. vowing not to back down anti-government protest necessary pakistan say they will continue to rally until the prime minister resigns. police in ferguson clash with protesters who have been demonstrating after a teenager was shot dead.
and honoring south korean christians, 124 catholics killed for refusing to renounce their faith. >> but first there is fighting across parts of northern iraq. the u.s. says it's helping the iraqi government from the kurdish fighters drive out the islamic state group as fighters have taken over large areas, forcing people out of their homes. bombing has hit close to mosul dam, and 159 fighters are claimed to have been killed.
syrian coalition said it supports the u.n. security plan of sanctions against the islamic state group. in a statement it says the syrian coalition calls for targeted airstrikes in syria, strikes should be supported by intensive training and equipping programs. for the moderate syrian opposition forces which have been fighting isis now known as the islamic state group for over a year. despite more counter attacks islamic state groups control large areas of iraq. they hold northern raqqa, mosul. let's talk about these airstrikes and whether or not they're being effective. isis still controls large areas,
a vast region of the sinjar mountain, don't they. >> reporter: as you mentioned, the islamic state group control one-third of iraq. but the obama administration and the pentagon have made it clear time and time again that the objective of the military operation is not to defeat the group but to weaken it. they are defending the north as well as protecting minorities. we understand earlier today there were a number of airstrikes carried out, targeting the islamic state group near in the sinjar mounts as well as areas around the mosul dam. but what we also understand is that killings continue. killings continue in areas under the control of the islamic state. this is not going to be an easy fight. the international community really is concerned. there is a growing concern about this group. it's growing in strength. not just in iraq.
in syria we understand that they're advancing towards the northern countryside of aleppo, and syrians are appealing for help because this is a strategic area for them. this is their supply line to turkey. they're advancing on a number of fronts, but for the time being there is no plan to defeat them, and the international community cannot do this alone. airstrikes are not enough. even the pentagon has acknowledged that. they'll need partners on the ground to help them in this fight. >> it's hard to understand what the americans mean when they talk about defensive airstrikes. when the killing goes on the whole purpose was to try the stop the killing. how long before those airstrikes increase to try and spot the kipping of those refugees of the tribes, the factions, the christian groups. you talk about the killing going
on. there is talk of another atrocity having been committed. >> reporter: that's true. but first and foremost what the obama administration to see is to see iraqis come together and this is a fight for iraq by the iraqis, but that has not happened yet. the new prime minister does have support, but there will be hard bargaining ahead. as you mentioned another atrocity. what we understand from th the sources on the ground. the yazidis have come under attack yet again. they killed up to 80 men, executed 80 men and captured an unknown number of women and children from a small village southwest of sinjar. the killings are continuing. like i mentioned the international community cannot go do this alone. they need the support of all communities, but especially the sunnies. the islamic state group has
taken control, so they need the tribal elders on their side, and the tribal elders have their even conditions. they say we will not help fight the islamic group until the iraqi government restores our rights. until we get our own rights. this is going to be a very difficult process to form a government. in the interim the islamic state group has weapons that it seized from the iraqi government as well as syrian government as they travel further. meeting the iraqi foreign minister, germany has a policy to provide aid only to crisis regions but not military help. the german aid has arrived in erbil. two other flights are expected to arrive in the next few days. germany is one of several countries including the united kingdom bringing aid to northern
iraq. libyans have demonstrated against a request by parliament to intervention. libya is experiencing it's worst violence since the over throw of muammar qaddafi. dozens are killed. gaza is still under fire. hamas is warning of a drawn out conflict with israel if it does not accept the proposals putting forth in talks in cairo. >> in kay row this is an union need delegation that speaks the same language business piet all the attempts to divide the unity of this delegation during this ten-day negotiation period. all the efforts are less than what the palestinian people can accept. the enemy must accept the conditions of our people or face a long war of attrition which we
are very well prepared for. >> after a thousand of people attended a rally in central gaza that was hoped support the brigades under the armed wing of hamas. the leaders of two pakistani protest movements vow to keep it up until prime minister sharif resigns. they vowed not to stop until the government steps down and new election dates are set. bolton wanderers groups are accused sharif of rigging the vote last year. kamala hyder is in live for us in islamabad. tell us more about these demonstrations. >> reporter: well, just before i get onto the subject of demonstration there is an important development in pakistan today. the session called and ordered
that the case should be regist registered against prime minister sharif, his brother, who is the chief minister of punjab. that coming at a time when they were about to speak to supporters who are staging a sit-in. he told the supporters that this was the first victory. he said now that the prime minister as well as the chief minister should be arrested immediately. they should not be allowed to leave the country. he told his supporters that none of them would move out of islamabad until the prime minister tendered his resignation. they showed the people who were killed on the 14th of june in police action when they tried to dismantle some barricades outside of a residence. so he definitely on the defensive asking for nothing
hotter of the resignation as well as the arrest of the prime minister. in the middle east they are about to speak in the next hour or so, and he will be coming up with a demand that the prime minister must step aside. >> that, indeed, all ramps up the pressure, doesn't it, kamal, on sharif. can he survive it? >> well, that's the real question here. the pressure is growing. these two parties are now sitting in islamabad the capitol of pakistan. the streets are closed off. there are thousands and thousands of police who have been brought into the city. this is a city that is paralyz paralyzed. nobody can move out, and if this pressure mounts and then obviously sharif will have something to worry about. >> indeed. kamal hyd er.
thanks, kamal. the red cross are trying to negotiate the release of five workers who have been abducted. the aid workers were delivering sheep to local villages when they were stopped by armed men. >> police in ferguson, missouri, have fought with protesters who have demonstrating for a week after the police shot dead a teenager michael brown. michael brown is accused of robbing just before he was killed. the police released this surveillance video. brown, seen in the red hat, was the primary subject in a robbery. the policeman who shot brown has been identified as darren wilson. the police say the robbery had nothing to do with the initial contact between the pair. brown's family say they're trying to justify what they call the execution of their son in ferguson on saturday. ash har quaraishi has the latest
fromfer gos ferguson, missouri. >> reporter: protesters were standing off with a line of armored police vehicles over on this street right here. they backed up all these protesters, a large number of them came through and started breaking into the beauty shop. they were running out with armfuls of supplies. people over here at this liquor store tried to break in there. some people started to go in. another group of people tried to keep them from doing that. >> we're protecting our community. we'll let everyone here came out to peacefully protest. these people came in to loot the stores. don't do it. that's not what this is about. this is a civil rights movement. my nammy name is antoine antwon
smith and i'm here for my civil. >> right they through smokes bombs, and they quickly left. they came back, and i think they were pointing guns to the crowd. >> reporter: that's when the looters struck. we're also seeing a police helicopter above that's coming around and circling the area and continues to drop a spotlight on the crowds. but so far no firing yet. >> more to come on the news hour on al jazeera. >> we meet a rare survivor of ebola. amid warnings the outbreak could spread and last for months. and a century old fishing tradition in bangladesh may soon become a tradition of the past. in sports find out if louis
van gallon could make a winning start a as manchester united manager. >> the body of a dead man and 34 survivors have been found inside of a shipping container east of london. workers at the dock made the find after hearing banging sounds coming from within the container. the cargo ship had arrived from belgium. they were treated for hyperthermia and dehydration. it was full of women and children and it's thought to be from the indian sub continent. >> it is a homicide investigation. we'll look whether the origin or the gangs who were involved in this conspiracy came to this country. clearly we'll bring them to justice. >> italy's interior minister is
calling on the european union to help deal with the record number of migrants arriving on its shores. 100,000 people have south refugee in italy. most are fleeing civil war and violence in north africa. two migrants have died in almost 1500 migrants rescued by city. the u.s. and e.u. and n.a.t.o. are all urging russia to stop it's aggressive approach towards ukraine. it follows reports that a military convoy was destroyed after crossing the border. moscow denies the accusations that russian soldiers are moving closer to donetsk, but the leader of the self-proclaimed donetsk republic will protect
itself. we'll look at what else they're demanding. >> reporter: like many ukrainians who live in donetsk he has strong ties to russia. his grandmother fought for stalin during the second world war. he blames the region's dark history for what is happening now. >> at one point we were one country with 14 republics. politicians divided these republics and planted a seed of war between us. i think what is happening now is absolutely wrong because our ancestors took part of a war where they had the same ideals, values and beliefs of each other. >> reporter: the separatist beliefs are a bit more murky. some see as an old imperial russia. others embrace the power of the
soviet union. >> reporter: some say they want freedom from kiev rule. others insist that they're fighting fascism. but others say they want to get on with their lives and don't understand why ukrainians are taking up arms against each other. kiev recently proposed a peace plan in the southeastern region which includes more political and economic autonomy and protection of the russian language. the separatists say this is not enough. they have local people support. but one suburb of donetsk we immediate arina. she said most people are like her, afraid to speak out. >> i feel like my life is now just a plaque cloud. every morning i hope that this is all just a bad dream, that i'll wake up and things will be at they were. >> reporter: ukrainian army is closing in. and separatists are calling for more ukrainian and russian volunteers to join their cause.
but they've already lost men and many people here will now be asking themselves whether their dreams are worth dying for. al jazeera, donetsk. >> in the philippines a former army general accused of human rights abuses has been arrested after years on the run. charges date from 2001 to 2010. we have reports from manila. >> reporter: retired military general led the anti-insurgency complain against communist rebels during the time of former president. after three years in hiding, known as the butcher" has been captured. he's charged with killing and torture of political activists in the philippines. this woman's daughter is one of
them. >> as a mother i can never accept in my heart that i'll never see my daughter again. she was so alive when they took her. she has been taken from me by people whose job it is to protect her. >> an university student is believed to have been abducted by soldiers in 2006. while his arrest is seen as a step in the right direction human rights activists say his legacy of impunity lives on within the philippine military. a culture so pervasive that it effects almost all ranks from soldiers all the way to the general. many believe that this practice goes as far back as the 1970's under ferdinand marcos. >> the problem lice in the culture of impunity so deeply entrenched with the military. the sense of power.
to maintain that kind of power over the civilian population in the philippines. >> give value to human rights. it's something that is very important in our country. not just to discipline our own ranks but at the same time we know the very reason the soldiers are around is to protect the people. >> reporter: the arrest is seen here largely as symbolic with many hoping that president aquino will fulfill his long overdue promise of putting a stop to human rights abuses in the country. >> somali security forces say they've recovered dozens of weapons after a battle with militia in mow d mogodishu. the government says it recovered weapons in the raid and several
people were arrested. uganda is taking extra precautions to guard against the ebola epidemic, which is spreading in west africa. it had an outbreak in 2000 and has sent experts to help curb the virus. it has killed 1100 people so far since it was discovered last year. we have reports now on one man who has beat the odds and survived almost 15 years ago. [ sirens ] >> reporter: it's the world's worst-ever outbreak of the ebola virus killing most of its victims. a thousand has died and hundreds more are infected. this than is a handful of people who survived ebola. he said while in hospital he heard medics preparing his body bag and telling his family to dig his grave. >> it was terrible.
the pain i have never experienced. ebola gives you a lot of pain all over the body. the whole body is painful. if someone just touched like this, blood would just come out. >> many others have been less fortunate. it started in the west africa nation of guinea. the first case was in december of last year. other governments in the region are getting anxious. to the north more officials say they're stepping up border checks. they have closed their borders from the ebola-hit countries. >> teams have been deployed. they're prepared to deal with any case, god for bid. they're examining all individuals coming in to mauritania. . >> reporter: soldiers guard a checkpoint.
the government declared a state of emergency and said it can curtail civil rights in its effort to contain the virus. a week of restricted movement meant that food supplies are running short in some areas. aid agencies say they're considering air drops. and that is in uganda. they hope that scientist also find a cure soon so others won't suffer what he went through. >> in india's eastern area, more than 300 villages are flooded after major rivers have overflowed. many people have taken refugee on embankments, buildings and cycling shelters. the floods have damaged 30,000 homes. so let's take a look at the weather there, of course, the emphasis on the flooding and around the world as well. richard. >> meteorologist: thanks. we've got a separate weather event that is taking place. over the last few days it's
effected northern parts of pakistan, northern parts of india, and also parts of nepal. we'll get rainfall. big rainfall totals coming cooking pakistan and we had such heavy rain that should destroy buildings and people were crushed as a result. we have lots of landslides taking place and flooding. this is certainly one to watch because of a similar event back in 2013 we had 900 people killed and 5,000 pronounced as missing. this could still development but we've got heavy rainfall occurring across nepal. there is a sharp peak of rainfall. july-august, rainfall totals 300 millimeters in the course of a month, so it comes down in
bucket loads and there is flash flooding. areas of pakistan looking better, but here is where we'll see the heaviest rain and eastern parts of india and bangladesh. >> for more than a century fishermen in bangladesh have caught fish with the help of their bet otters. but with the fish docks dwindling the art of fishing is at risk of disappearing, too. >> this is not an ordinary fisherman. when he heads out i takes out with him a crew of otters. people don't have to wait around for the fish to bite. >> they put them in the water and start chasing after the fish. the fish start to escape and we position ours so the otters chase the fish right into the our nets.
>> they have trained the animals to help them fish. there are only 100 fishing animals that practice the art. it's not an easy skill to master, which is why it has not caught on more wildly. but those who know how to do it appreciate the advantages. >> this is how my father and grandfather taught me ou how to fish. >> the number of fish in bangladesh rivers is dwindling fast. this isn't just threatening the otter fishing trade but the very survival of otters of bangladesh. >> a poor haul even with the help of the otters. the animals are expensive to raise and feed. with fish harder to find it's harder for men to come up with that money. >> i'm earning money when i do this, i have to spend money feeding and taking care of the
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>> welcome back to the news hour. i'm stephen cole with our top stories on al jazeera. the latest bomb, in iraq has allegedly hit targets near mosul dam, and the area near the sinjar mountains. there are reports that some islamic state fighters have been killed. the leaders of two protest movements you vow to keep up the pressure on pakistan's prime minister sharif until there are new elections. and police in u.s. state missouri, in the city of ferguson with protests again. protesters became violent after
police released pictures of michael brown robbing a shop. >> trying to escape persecution from fighters from the islamic state group. we have met some of those families seeking refugee in lebanon. >> reporter: desperate iraqi christians line up on a hot august day to receive food rations. the church is organizing this distribution to those who fled from the violence from that country years ago. like many, she arrived in lebanon three days ago. >> we were scared. >> they all tell of the same stories. he has been here for a month and has been living off charity. a christian charity pays his
rent for his wife and three girls. >> they threatened us with our children. our muslim neighbors told us you better run before they come and kill you. >> reporter: johnny said he was scared and left behind everything. >> they uprooted us from our own land, fearing the islamic state that forced them out of iraq. these are not muslims. we don't know where they came from. we lived with muslims for over 40 years. this group has nothing to do with islam. >> reporter: this priest has been organizing a campaign to help the iraqi christians who managed to get to lebanon. he said he is frustrated. >> what is happening in mosul are the original people are being uprooted from their land. what is just as worrying is the international community violence with very shy voices.
with the pressure from the u.s. and europe to stop. >> reporter: now under islamic state's full control this one apartment became home for this family of six after they ran away from their town. they say there is no more room for christians it live in iraq any more. >> we never imagined anything like this would happen. nobody expected this. >> it was like a horror movie, he tells me. everyone was terrified. his children cry every day wanting to go back to their home in iraq, but he said he is not going back no matter what. >> we want security. we want stability for our children. enough for iraq. >> reporter: so his girls spend the day lying on these beds waiting for something to change. al jazeera, beirut.
>> in egypt protests have entered a third day. they begin on thursday to mark the first anniversary of a violent crackdown on an anti-cue sit in. since the beginning of the demonstration 12 people have been killed. it comes a year after hundreds of people fill two camps. >> reporter: supporters of the deposed mohamed morsi and opposers attack each other. in another demonstration security forces open fired on protesters while trying to disperse the crowd. this week marks the anniversary of the violent police crackdown at two protest sites that killed hundreds of people. it's also a week in which egyptians saw their former president hosni mubarak make his first speech. but the turn out on friday's protest. >> it's been over a year now, there is really fatigue among
the supporters of mohammed mercy. there is a sense that the crackdown has been largely successful in crushing. >> human rights groups say no one has been held accountable for last year's crackdown. the defense minister at the time, general al sisi, is now president. >> egypt has not, up to now, carried any investigation or held accountable any officers who ordered and planned the mass killing of these protesters in august of 2013. >> the government said it followed international standards when it forcebly evacuated the squares, and protests continue across the country. some of the victims of last year's crackdown don't believe they'll ever see justice.
>> al jazeera is demanding the release of its three journalist who is have been imprisoned in egypt for 231 days. mohamed fahmy, bader mohammed, and peter greste were accused of helping the outlawed muslim brotherhood. in june they were given seven-year sentences. bader mohammed was given an extra three years because he had a spent bullet in his possession, which he had picked up at a protest. >> hundreds of thousands of people have turned out to see the leader of the rome catholic church where he held beatification ceremony. >> moving steadily through the hundreds of thousands of people who have come for this moment, this was the centerpiece of pope francis' visit in downtown seoul. a chance for catholics young and old to see their holy father up
close. he reserved a special honor for those killed in april's ferry disaster. they've demanded an independence investigation. as the pope makes his way through the crowds of people thronging the square, no one has seen anything like it in central seoul. it's a significant moment in south korea and for the catholic church in asia. and so although this mass was very much about the history of the korea korean catholic church, beatifying catholics killed for their beliefs. he was chairing their story to those of the present day. >> their example has much to say to us who live in societies
where dire poverty is silently growing, where the cry of the poor is seldom heeded and where christ continues to cry out to us, asking us to love and serve him by tending to our brothers and sisters in need. >> reporter: the pope's message resonating with 170,000 catholics invited from churches across the country. >> even though i live so far away i was so overwhelmed an and i'm so grateful and indescribable happy. >> our country has been going through numerous hardships, and there are many people suffering in poverty. just by the fact that the pope is here, we're so blessed. >> reporter: later in a part of his visit that has attracted some controversy, pope francis went to a care home south of seoul, which has been accused of old fashioned practices and
financial irregularities. but the pope continued his visit one of its main themes in an increasingly unequal world. >> with a population of more than 52 million, 22.8% of south koreans are buddhist, 18% are protestant and 10% catholics, but 47% say they have no beliefs. russia, kazakhstan already members of the trade bloc championed by sadd vade. armenia wants to join the e.u. but backed out last year. if it joins the e.u. union, it will still allow imports from the u.s. and e.u. we have been finding out how the
deal may effect armenians. >> at this car dealership, many are preparing themselves for change. if they join the union, they'll make imported cars from elsewhere. estimating he'll lose 20% of his customers. >> we have to find some solutions. >> reporter: it will not effect just armenia's car market. price also go up for every day prices imported from the e.u. >> the trouble for armenia if it wants to join the customs union it has to restructure its market. currently lots of products like this cereal or olive oil come from the european union. it need to keep prices low by introducing more imports in the
customs. many armenians believe joining may have to do more with politics than economics. russia is a top destination for armenian migrant and it needs it's continued support over its conflicts of a abebaijan. >> armenia may still be negotiating its terms. the consumers like susan worry that once signed it wil they will be the losers. >> if it makes you choose between these products, and they're not going to be as various as we have, it's already going to become not good for me because i'm used to buy french cheese, german beer. there should be different alternatives for people. >> reporter: you don't have to
look far to see armenian's historical and culture ties to russia. whether or not it makes common sense it will make those ties stronger. >> caught up in the armed conflict between farc rebels. negotiations have been taking place in havana since 2012. talks of compensation of those killed or displaced. alexandra is in the colombian capitol of bogota with more. >> reporter: negotiators will hear from those who will arrive to havana. they included not only the victims of the rebels farc but
right wing mara military groups and the colombia state itself. those who suffered kidnappings or attacks from farc feel they are not represented enough. and the u.n. said to end the conflict the full spectrum of victims should be represented. >> this is a very pain-ridden process. this is an unique process. behind the question of who is the real victims and who is responsible for the war. there is amazing suffering and pain in the national discussion. so of course there is controversies and there should be. >> the first delegation will be back on sunday, and then another delegation in the next weeks and months. this is seen as an unique opportunity for the victims to be heard. >> cuba has been relaxing control of its state-run
economy. one example of that lice in havana. it's a newly refurbished and expanded port designed to receive larger cargo ships. looking at 100 years of the canal, we go to cuba. >> cuba has been a trading hub since the explor the the explorers arrived here in the 1500s. with monster-sized container ships soon to pass this way through the panama canal the government is opening that could yocuba could become a major trading hub. >> cuba is north, south, east around west of the maritime
route. this will take traffic to the rest of the world. >> reporter: cuba hopes that generous tax and customs breaks will attract foreign investment to the 465 square kilometer zone and radically change this town. there is plenty of movement here already, but it is nothing of how things will be when it is finished. four times bigger, four times more busy. it has everything going for it, and there is a great sense of a bright future. there are some obstacles. the cubans call it a blockade imposed to make the government change its politics. >> they will continue to try to scare up those countries trying to invest in cuba. the u.s. treasury department has applied fines of $12 billion
under the administration of nobel peace prize winner barack obama. the same behavior as previous u.s. governments forward towards cuba. >> reporter: they say they're not being scared off. they believe that simply too good of an opportunity to miss. al jazeera, cuba. >> you can see the next part of our series looking at the legacy and history of the panama canal, 100 years on, on sunday at 02 gmt. still to come a little sooner on al jazeera. >> since the first time we came, it was an obsession. >> a film festival where stars are flocking, and the festival was foreraged in the heat of
america mobile app, available for your apple and android mobile device. download it now >> 21 million school children in the united states are classified as poor. to get nutritious food they rely mostly on the government's meal plan, but during the two-month summer break those meals are widely not available. we have reports now from maryland. >> for kids summertime means
more chances to run free in the sunshine, but many of them miss the meals they have become accustomed to receiver while school is in session. some 44 million american children get breakfast and lunch there. they qualify for the free or reduced priced meals if their family's income falls below the government poverty lines. but one in every seven children who get free meals participate in the summer food program. in baltimore they serve food at more than 400 neighborhood locations like this community center. >> we understand from the numbers we've seen walk through the door that families need support and we're here to support them wherever we can. >> but in many places around the u.s. too few local agencies are able or willing to run summer programs. that shortfall is another factor contributing to high obesity rates in children. >> kids are likely to gain
weight in the summer months. we think all those things are caused by the fact that kids don't have access to school breakfast and lunch any more. >> reporter: it must contain milk, fruit, vegetables, grain and protein. >> we're changing their palate and changing their lifestyle. they're going home and asking their parents can i get a papaya or fresh pineapple or orange. >> reporter: here in the city of baltimore where there is one of the highest jobless rates, the governments mates in 2012 10% of american households were unable to provide enough nutritious foot for their children. >> and now to a world of sport. here is andy. >> getting off to a losing start. manchester united's manager,
beaten 2-1 by swansea. united just after the break and wayne rooney for the equalizer to put swansea back ahead and the job facing hull. five more games are about to kick off. the late kick off as arsenal takes on crystal palace. and arsenal pallial sees the race as being wide open. >> how to th tottenham will respond, i don't know. but they were very dangerous. they could be a candidate as well. >> liverpool start their league campaign on sunday. one of their plays was the match
leader on friday. he was loaned back, and he brought plenty of trouble in this game. and he steps up to convert that, 1-0 oh, falell. the all blacks have a chance to break the win. even for the rich he was accidently flattened. giving australia plenty of chances to stay in contention. really wet conditions, again finished 12-12. later on south africa will host argentina. argentina yet to win a game since joining the competition
in 2012. >> this is our challenge from a defensive point of view, and we need to be at our best. so it's hard for them, but it comes back to us focusing on what we want to do, and we've selected a team that we believe could do the job. >> roger federer has set up a rematch of his wimbledon semifinal. this time at cincinnati masters. beating andy murray 6-3, 6-5 in the quart finals. federer aiming for a sixth title. and in the women's draw maria sharapova, despite having her serve broken three times. and v wozniacki against
williams. taking nine wickets against pakistan, this finisher finishing up for 9 for 127 as scre sri lanka finishing the day. now indiana pacers basketball star paul george has been speaking for the first time since his horrific leg break during a team usa practice. he is set to miss the entire nba season. but the pacer forward does expect to make a full recovery. >> i mean, it's something that
i think i can overcome. it's a bump in the road, but i'll be able to battle through this. it will be a story that i can tell, a testimony that i'll ha have, and something that will make me stronger. going forward i don't think it will effect me in a negative way. >> britain any lane lin cicomb with the lead in up state new york. lexie thompson is a 6 under par tied, and bidding to reclaim the world number one ranking. now the world's fastest man usain bolt said he will retire in 2017. previously he said he would retire after the rio olympics. if he does carry on for another year his final event could be
the world championships in london. >> well, for me i might go one more year. my sponsors have requested me to go on one year. i might go on to 2017. this is where i can try to mak make--push my status. >> okay, now sport is looking for that later. >> thank you very much. to sarajevo where the film festival is set to open it's 20th anniversary. it's launched in an act of defiance whe to the bosnian war. it drew hundreds of fans to the capitol. >> reporter: it wasn't always like this. the glamour and glitz of the opening night red carpet hosting celebrities and international filmmakers. the first summer film festival in 1995 was due to take place that august.
but war postponed it until october. even though the threat of shelling remained. >> we felt that it was something natural to do. we intuitively knew it was the right thing to do to fight for dignity. we needed something humane, and that was a creative and cultural action. we were not the only ones who did something like that in those four years of war. >> more than 700 people worked here during the nine-day festival, which is now much more than a regional event. >> brad and i since the first time we came, we left and said that was the best festival. people are here to share. they come from all around. they come together to be together to make art. >> the energy and enthusiasm that is in this city is second to none. >> i think this is going to be one of the--it has a lot of growth potential because it's sarajevo. >> it's the festival that launched the international careers of many balkans filmma
filmmakers. >> this festival has programs of a high quality. we have a strong industry, which helps in developing it's cinematography in bosnia and across the region. we have talent sarajevo which gives work from those around the region, and allows them to get to know one another. >> more than 100,000 people are expected to visit the festival. it's growth is unmatched. tim friend, al jazeera. >> here is something for anyone who has a taste for expensive cars. this is a ferrari, a 1962 is the birth. set a world record for car sold at auction. it sold for $38 million on sale in california. i only managed to bid $37 million so i missed out on that. it's been owned by one family for 50 years. that's our stories on
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